A life of Henri Matisse. Vol. 2, Matisse the master, 1909-1954 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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A life of Henri Matisse. Vol. 2, Matisse the master, 1909-1954

Author: Hilary Spurling
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers an exploration of Matisse's world, uncovering the secret life of the artist, whose paintings shocked and infuriated his contemporaries while paving the way for modern art. This volume tells  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Spurling
ISBN: 9780241133392 0241133394 9780140176056 0140176055
OCLC Number: 278678439
Notes: Companion volume to the author's: The unknown Matisse.
Awards: Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Book of the Year 2005
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Biography Category 2005
Description: xxi, 512 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1909: Paris, Cassis and Cavalière --
1910: Issy-les-Moulineaux, Collioure and Spain --
1911: Seville, Paris, Collioure and Moscow --
1912-1913: Tangier and Paris --
1913-1915: Paris and Tangier --
1916-1918: Paris and Nice --
1919-1922: Nice, Paris, London and Etretat --
1923-1928: Nice and Paris --
1929-1933: Nice, Paris, America and Tahiti --
1933-1939: Nice and Paris --
1939-1945: Paris, Nice, Ciboure, St-Gaudens and Vence --
1945-1954: Vence, Paris and Nice.
Responsibility: Hilary Spurling.


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